Free Resources: Periods and Growing Up

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Betty, it’s perfectly natural ‘resource on periods and growing up gain PSHE Association Quality mark

The resource focuses on menstruation, as well as supporting pupils’ wider learning about growing up and the effect puberty has on girls. The materials consist of two digital lesson plans, one for 8-11 year olds and one for 11-12 year olds.

Written for an inclusive audience the resources aims to prepare both boys and girls for the changes that periods bring while considering menstruation in open, respectful and honest ways. It aims to dispel myths and taboos whilst reinforcing the message that menstruation is a natural process. It covers not only physical aspects, but also allows pupils to explore the emotional aspects that they or others may experience and how to offer support to those who need it. NB: Resources are free.

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